Protective Services/Outdoor Education Specialist

Activate Learning
Oxfordshire,United Kingdom
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
17 Mar 2023 17:17
31 Mar 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Public / Community Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Protective Services/Outdoor Education Specialist

Why register your interest at Activate Learning?

At Activate Learning, we see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.


Are you a Protective Service or Outdoor Education specialist? Would you like to share your skills and knowledge to help shape the future talent in your industry?

We are looking for people who can act as role models for our students and ensure that they leave us with not just their professional qualifications, but the attributes required to progress in the world of work. You could support us in shaping the future generation in your industry by teaching at one of our state-of-the-art colleges in Oxfordshire. 

If you could enhance our students' understanding in areas such as: teamwork, leadership and communication; performance, behaviour, and discipline; physical preparation, health and wellbeing; or outdoor activity/expedition skills, then we would like to hear from you!

We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have a background in any of the following subject areas -

  • Armed Forces
  • Police
  • Fire Brigade
  • Ambulance Service
  • Prison Officer
  • Outdoor Education/Activities Leader

Whether its short term, or on more of a permanent basis, or starting in the new academic year (Sept 2023), we may have the right opportunity for you!


Interested in working with us; what next?

Please submit your interest by submitting your CV and a member of our talent team will be in touch with you to discuss current or upcoming career opportunities with you.


Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups  
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes


Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.


Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.